Brain Can Compensate for Cognitive Damage
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Undamaged areas of the
brain can compensate for damage in a part of the brain called the
prefrontal cortex, which is important for memory and attention, a
new study finds.
Concussion Rate in Young Hockey Players Higher Than Thought
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of concussions
among teen and young adult hockey players is more than three times
higher than previously believed, and the issue needs to be taken
more seriously by players, parents, coaches and doctors,
Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Women with anorexia
nervosa are much more likely to have unplanned pregnancies and
abortions than women without the eating disorder, a study of
Norwegian women has found.
Pricey Drugs May Not Mean Better Care
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of drug
spending don't necessarily translate into better quality care for
Medicare patients, a new study has found.
Hemophilia Drug Used Off-Label Raises Clot Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A drug approved to help
staunch bleeding in people with hemophilia raises the risk of heart
attacks and stroke when it's used to stop life-threatening bleeding
due to other conditions, such as trauma or surgery, a new study